Darius Rucker – Madison, WI – Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017
Breese Stevens Field
Tickets On Sale Now:
Tickets available here, or by phone at 608-246-4277, and at the Mallards Box Office-2920 N. Sherman Ave, Madison, WI.
(plus applicable fees and/or taxes)
Ages: All Ages
Presented by Frank Productions | True Endeavors
Ride the free shuttle from the downtown Great Dane to and from the concert and don’t worry about parking! Enjoy the Great Dane’s hand-crafted beers and fresh, hearty pub fare before and after the show. Late dining until 1 AM!
The shuttle will run from 5:00-7:30 PM to Breese Stevens Field and from 10:30-11:30 PM back to the Great Dane. The Great Dane is located at 123 East Doty Street, Madison WI. Visit www.GreatDanePub.com
GRAMMY-award winner Darius Rucker to perform during
2017 American Family Insurance Championship
June 23 Madison concert will benefit the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation
(Madison, Wis.) (March 6, 2017) — The 2017 PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship, to be held June 23-25 in Madison, Wisconsin, is adding a new team member in its second year to help raise additional funds for charity.
Multi-platinum and GRAMMY-award winning country artist Darius Rucker will help kick-off a weekend of competitive golf with a concert at Breese Stevens Field in Madison on June 23. Tickets for the event officially go on sale on March 10.
All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation for distribution to American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities. The inaugural tournament in 2016 raised nearly $1.1 million for charity – one of the highest totals ever for a first-year PGA TOUR Champions event.
“I am so excited to have my good friend Darius be a part of tournament week at the American Family Insurance Championship,” said tournament host Steve Stricker. “His concert on Friday night will be a real treat for the city. I can’t thank Darius enough for helping us make an impact with our Foundation, American Family Insurance Children’s Hospital and many other great charities here in Wisconsin.”
American Family Insurance Championship presents Darius Rucker
Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
Breese Stevens Field
917 E. Mifflin St., Madison, Wisconsin
Tickets officially go on sale on March 10 and can be purchased at AmFamChampionship.com,
the Mallards Box Office at 2920 N. Sherman Avenue in Madison, or by calling 608-246-4277.
Ticket prices and golf/concert packages include:
- Concert general admission – $40
- Concert general admission plus valid any one day golf tournament ticket – $50
- Concert Gold Circle general admission – $75
- Concert Gold Circle general admission plus valid any one day golf tournament ticket – $85
The 2017 PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship will take place June 23-25 at University Ridge golf course in Madison and will feature the championship playing debut of host Steve Stricker. Tickets for the second annual event are now available for purchase online at AmFamChampionship.com.
For tournament updates, fans can follow the tournament’s social media channels:
Twitter: @amfamchamp; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; and Instagram: AmFamChampionship.
About the American Family Insurance Championship
The inaugural PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship was held in June 2016, hosted by 12-time PGA TOUR winner and Wisconsin native Steve Stricker. The second annual event will be held June 23-25 in Madison, Wis. at University Ridge golf course and will feature a 78-player field competing for a $2 million purse. The no-cut event includes two Pro-Am events on June 21-22, followed by three days of tournament play, June 23-25. Proceeds from the event are donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation and the American Family Children’s Hospital. More than $1 million in proceeds was donated to charitable organizations from the 2016 event.
About Darius Rucker
Rucker first attained multi-platinum status in the music industry as former lead singer and rhythm guitarist of GRAMMY award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish. Since re-introducing himself to the world as a country artist, he has released four consecutive albums to top the Billboard Country albums chart and earned a whole new legion of fans. In 2014, Rucker won his third career GRAMMY award for Best Solo Country Performance for his triple platinum selling cover of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” off his album, True Believers. Rucker’s first two country albums, Learn To Live and Charleston, SC 1966 produced five No. 1 singles including “Come Back Song,” “This,” “Alright,” “It Won’t Be Like This For Long” and “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.” Southern Style, his fourth studio country album, features his latest No. 1 single “Homegrown Honey,” co-written by Rucker, label mate Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and Nathan Chapman. Rucker’s heartfelt new single, “If I Told You” is currently climbing the country charts. For more information and tour dates visit www.dariusrucker.com.